Phish Bowl

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Phishing Email (on campus)

From: protons atomik <platfromacreative @gmail.com>
Date: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 5:51 AM
Subject: Master of Engineering
To: [ Brown addresses ]

Good day

Dear [ Name ]

Posted: 9/23 9:56am
Phishing Email (on campus)

A detailed but suspicious email was reported that appears to come from Apple, warning that your Apple ID was used to sign into iCloud, but is actually a phishing attempt.

Posted: 9/22 10:21am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: "Mail Service" <olesya.saveleva @nyfa.edu>
Date: Sep 21, 2016 6:36 PM
Subject: HACKER WARNING:
To:
Cc:

[  No text, just attachment "Brown.EDU.pdf" ]

Posted: 9/22 8:24am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Collantes, Anthony <ac674 @njit.edu>
Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Subject: Message from Information Security: Your email account has been compromised
To: 

Posted: 9/17 2:25pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: hr_Dept @brown.edu <kkcarson @peoplepc.com>
Date: Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 11:28 AM
Subject: Account Update
To:

Posted: 9/12 11:33am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Fatani, Jameel <fatanij @student.swosu.edu>
Date: Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 6:05 PM
Subject: UPDATE YOUR MAIL BOX
To: 

Posted: 9/6 9:54am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: "Tang, Jay" <jay_tang @brown.edu>
Date: September 5, 2016 at 12:53:48 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: very important

Posted: 9/5 3:12pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Hulikal Sampath Kumaran, Srivatsan <srivatsan_hulikal @brown.edu>
Date: Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 12:03 PM
Subject: proof of payment
To: 

Posted: 9/1 12:38pm
Legitimate Email

The Center for Learning & Professional Development inadvertently sent an email to a larger group than intended; if you received it and didn't previously attend an informational session, please disregard it.

Posted: 8/30 4:00pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

A classic phishing scam returns, signalling that the start of a new academic year can't be far away.

Posted: 8/30 3:00pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From time to time we receive questions about the authenticity of email solicitations from Academia.edu, such as the following request to approve a co-author tag.

Posted: 8/30 2:30pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Administrator helpd @bigpond.com <hemantsonare @gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:57 AM
Subject: Attention Web-Mail User
To:

Posted: 8/22 12:03pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Ambani, Anant <anant_ambani @brown.edu>
Date: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 12:26 PM
Subject: NAMES...
To: 

Here are the Names of student that were tested Positive of HIV...

Posted: 8/19 11:07am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Brown University <vissav01 @uoguelph.ca>
Date: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 6:13 AM
Subject: ID:133 - MyBrown Updates!
To: 

Brown Wants You!

Posted: 8/17 11:18am
Phishing Email (on campus)

From: Stephanie Miller <stephanie @studentspill.org>
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Subject: Invitation
To: [actual Brown addresses]

Hello [first name],

Posted: 8/11 12:47pm

From: Kazuaki Tanahashi <tanahashi @aol.com>
Date: Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:41 AM
Subject: From Kazuaki Tanahashi......... Please help!!!
To:  [ Brown addresses ]

Posted: 8/1 11:09am

From: Smith, Joshua
Date: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:59 PM
Subject: RE: Staff: New Email System Posted today July 29, 2016

Posted: 7/28 3:12pm

From: Brown University Post Office <926200 @isd624.org>
Date: Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 10:17 AM
Subject: Package
To:​​

Hello,

Posted: 7/18 10:21am

From: <GoogleDocs @email-noreply.com>
Date: Thu, Jul 14, 2016 at 1:47 PM
Subject: Notification: New secure message @ Thu Jul 14, 2016
To:  <brown address >

Posted: 7/14 2:16pm

From: Technical Support © <aajaaj @g.clemson.edu>
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 2:25 PM
Subject: Your Education Email Support Alert
To: educationreply @onlineemail.gmail.com

Posted: 7/11 3:31pm

From: Ali, Khader <Khader.Ali @ecolab.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 11, 2016 at 9:07 AM
Subject: RE: Important Notice to all Staff/employees about new financial grant initiative.

Posted: 7/11 9:27am

From: IT Services <noreply @qemailserver.com>
Date: Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 3:21 PM
Subject: 6 incoming messages blocked
To: Xxxx_Xxxxxx @brown.edu

Posted: 7/7 4:26pm

From: "iCloud No.3958" <azbdhi @sina.com>
Subject: Lost mode phone has been found now.
Date: July 6, 2016 at 8:33:10 PM ADT
To:  [ your name and email address ]

Posted: 7/7 3:16pm
Phishing Email (on campus)

Another "wire transfer hoax" email has been reported this afternoon, and like similar emails (see 5/25 post), you should report it t

Posted: 7/6 1:06pm

Two recent reports on a classic phishing subject: running out of mailbox space and the need to "re-validate" to continue receiving email.

Posted: 7/1 11:32am

From: Yahoo! hassiet_asberom @brown.edu or Shi, Carol <carol_shi @brown.edu>
Date: Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 7:42 PM
Subject: Read asap
To: 

Hi All,

Posted: 6/22 8:31pm
Updated: 6/23 8:45am

From: Michael Kelvey <mkelvey @easternia.com>
Date: Friday, June 17, 2016
Subject: View Document
To:

Hello
 
I've Shared a secure file Document attached with Google icon

Posted: 6/17 1:58pm

From: Davis, Camra <camra_davis @brown.edu>
Date: Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 10:41 AM
Subject: Do not ignore, incoming document
To:

Posted: 6/13 12:02pm
Legitimate Email

In response to recent queries, email notifications from info@cecredentialtrust.com and a similar one from registrar@brown.edu ar

Posted: 6/10 11:19am

From: "tyler hill" <alison_wong @alumni.brown.edu>
Date: Jun 8, 2016 11:30 PM
Subject: amazing news!
To: <HEALTHCAREERS @listserv.brown.edu>
Cc: 

Hey,

Posted: 6/8 4:54pm

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